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How long should a broken rib be sore for?
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Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Depends
Depends on how many and what else is injured.
Usually a single rib fracture will cause pain for up to 3 months with activity.

In brief: Depends
Depends on how many and what else is injured.
Usually a single rib fracture will cause pain for up to 3 months with activity.
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
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Dr. David LaMond
Bariatrics
In brief: 4-6 weeks
Having experienced several personally, the pain will calm down in 2-3 weeks and take an average of 4-6 weeks to resolve.

In brief: 4-6 weeks
Having experienced several personally, the pain will calm down in 2-3 weeks and take an average of 4-6 weeks to resolve.
Dr. David LaMond
Dr. David LaMond
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